The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Friday signed its first ever power purchase agreement (PPA) with a storage type hydropower project. The state-owned power utility sealed a deal with its subsidiary Tanahu Hydropo- wer Limited (THL) which is developing the 140 MW Tanahu Hydropower Project. The reservoir type project is being built on the Seti
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Jul 1, 2018-Heritage buildings, jungle safaris, adventure trekking and mountaineering are major tourist attractions in Nepal, but now, the government has piloted an agro tourism village offering vacations in farms to attract more tourists. Few private firms like Banana Resort in Tikapur, Ostrich Nepal in Rupandehi and some tea farms in Ilam have been successful
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Jul 1, 2018-Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has announced to remove street vendors and hawkers from pavements starting from August. This is their umpteenth announcement. All previous attempts get rid of vendors have failed. However, KMC seems determined this time. City police have booked 550 hawkers and vendors from all over the metropolis, according to a
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Jul 1, 2018-The government is preparing to wet lease train for making the Janakpur-Jayanagar-Kurtha railway operational by January next year. The Department of Railways is weighing this option as the country lacks the technical know-how. Wet lease means the organisation that owns the train provides the locomotive as well as crew members to the lessee.
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